About the Author
Virginia A. Simpson
Virginia A. Simpson, Ph.D., is a bereavement care specialist and executive counseling director for hundreds of funeral homes throughout the United States and Canada. Founder of The Mourning Star Center for grieving children and their families and author of the memoir The Space Between (She Writes Press, April 2016) about her journey caring for her ailing mother, Virginia has appeared on numerous television and radio programs. She holds a Fellowship in Thanatology from the Association of Death Education & Counseling (ADEC) and has been honored for her work by the cities of Indian Wells, Palm Desert, Palm Springs, and Rancho Mirage, California. She lives in El Dorado Hills with her husband Bob and Golden Retriever Shelby.